Learn more about proprioception and how it is relates to healthy childhood development. *This post contains affiliate links. Read more. What is proprioception? At The Inspired Treehouse, we write about sensory processing from our point of view as pediatric occupational therapists, using our training and experience to break information down into terms everyone can understand. ... Read More about Proprioception
Over 35 heavy work activities for kids, toddlers, and preschoolers that are designed to help calm and improve attention. Many of these activities can be done through natural activities your child is already doing!
If you’ve looked for sensory strategies, you may have considered "Sensory Brushing" as an option. This post will describe what sensory brushing means, why it is used, and what the potential benefits can be. Also known as the Wilbarger Deep Pressure and Proprioceptive Technique (DPPT) or the Wilbarger Protocol, sensory brushing can come up as a sensory strategy. Here's what you need to know...
Shoe tying is a fundamental milestone that kids typically begin practicing between ages 5-6. Because there are so many different ways to learn shoe tying, it can be hard to decide how best to teach this skill. Here's a trick our OTs call the modified shoe tying technique that helps set children up for success!